Indonesia’s Island of Gods is no stranger to stunning accommodation, but if you’re looking for somewhere that truly stands out, we’ve rounded up the most unique places to stay in Bali that are sure to leave an impression long after your holiday is over. From jungle glamping and eco-villages to bamboo houses and rainforest retreats, these one-of-a-kind dwellings are as mesmerising as they are memorable.
Most Unique Places to Stay in Bali
Munduk Cabins is a stunning jungle retreat tucked away deep within the Balinese rainforest, making it the perfect place to celebrate your intimate honeymoon, anniversary or just to get away. Timeless Indonesian architecture imbued with the best of modern luxury – every uniquely designed cabin features warm and comfortable accommodations surrounded by lush jungle, with stunning views in all directions.
Relax and unwind as you take in the sights of North Bali’s stunning hills whilst soaking in a hot tub, glass of wine in hand. After that, why not wrap yourself in a soft woollen blanket and head to the fire pit to enjoy one of the best sunset views in Bali? If adventure is more up your alley, the dedicated team at Munduk Cabins can arrange the perfect itinerary of culture, adventure and hiking for your special getaway.
- Prices for Munduk Cabins, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night. Click for best available prices.
If seclusion and serenity are top of your priorities, Camaya Bali is the accommodation for you. Made up of five individual bamboo houses, each is entirely unique with a memorable design of its own. Choose from Suboya, Pyramid, Lotus, Butterfly or Nirvana house, each named after their defining designs and features.
Escape the crowds and wake up in your bed overlooking the lush rice terraces of eastern Bali, with the sounds of nature all around. Camaya Bali is the perfect retreat for adventure travellers and nature lovers who want to be fully immersed in their surroundings and experience the remote parts of Bali, from the comfort of their own unique bamboo house.
- Prices for Camaya Bali, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $230++ per night.
A fusion of two worlds lies at Bambu Indah, where serenity and peace of mind are on full display, accompanied by warm local hospitality and luxury service to ensure the most memorable Balinese experience. Each of the 20 unique houses has been inspired by the owner’s travels, blending local culture to offer you a truly unique Javanese home experience.
Natural pools sprawl over the property, inviting you to soak up and refresh in these natural, green swimming ponds, complete with a rope swing so you can take the ultimate plunge into nature’s pool. Revitalise both body and mind with daily yoga classes or treat yourself to a precious moment in a relaxing massage pod or within the comfort of your home.
- Prices for Bambu Indah, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Ulaman Eco Retreat was created to offer its guests a unique holistic retreat experience for those who strive to live more consciously without compromising comfort and luxury. The heart and soul of Ulaman Eco Retreat is found within the fascinating bamboo architecture, dramatic and bold, yet eloquent and charming. Here you’ll find 11 eco-luxury guest villas, making it an ideal setting for wedding parties, yoga retreats or romantic escapes.
Ulaman Eco Retreat offers a suite of wellness expereinces, designed to elevate the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being in a secluded tropical haven with tranquil water features, guaranteed to leave you feeling renewed and invigorated at the end of your stay. Enjoy a relaxing treatment in the Tree House Spa, perched above the Ulaman Waterfall and River, built and designed around the most spiritual ‘Banyan Tree’ on the property.
- Prices for Ulaman Eco Retreat, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Sun Sang Eco Village is a spectacular bamboo retreat found within the lush greenery of Tabanan. Enjoy the ultimate privacy in your breathtaking triple-storied Balinese style villa, designed with a thatched roof and handcrafted wooden interiors. Sumptuously appointed with plush beds, ample living spaces, hot tubs and balconies, each room overlooks the river and is draped in dense, secluded tropics. Complement your nature stay with organic therapies at their spa.
Commune with nearby nature as you explore the surrounding farmland, river and tropical foliage, or sit with a book on your balcony as you take in the peaceful sounds of the neighbouring river. Delight in an outdoor picnic with your loved one, or make new connections around the crackling bonfire at night.
- Prices for Sun Sang Eco Village, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Address: Pesagi, Penebel, Tabanan Regency
Situated amongst the rice terraces and jungle of Tabanan, Amarta Pegasi Retreat is the perfect place for those wanting to escape from reality, if only for a few days. The natural surroundings invite you to connect with nature, whilst the rooms allow you to retreat to the creature comforts of the modern-day.
These multi-level bamboo homes are positioned so that each feels like their own private oasis, with balconies and terraces overlooking the jungle and plunge pools to escape the tropical heat. If you’re looking to explore your surroundings, cycling is a common activity in the area, and the Taman Ayun Temple is just nearby.
- Prices for Amarta Pesagi Retreat by Madhava, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
For an elevated camping experience, look no further than Bali Jungle Camping. Located within a remote coffee plantation in Padangan, Central Bali, you’ll feel completely immersed in your natural surroundings, whilst enjoying the modern comforts of this glamping experience.
With just three accommodation options – one dome tent and two wooden houses – your stay at Bali Jungle Camping will feel like a private retreat. During the day you can explore the region and get to know the local culture, from trekking Mount Batukaru and cycling along natural trails, to yoga, Balinese massage and traditional cooking classes. At night, expect to feel totally at peace as you gaze at both the stars and fireflies dancing before you to the sound of night birds singing.
- Prices for Bali Jungle Camping, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Address: Tibubiu, Kerambitan, Tabanan Regency
Situated in Tabanan, just a mere few steps from Pasut Beach, Boutique Hotel Sensation is a contemporary hotel boasting a design concept you won’t find anywhere else in Bali. Curved spaces, abstract arches and minimalism are the defining features of this property, and at the centre sits a striking pool oasis.
Each room has been fitted with all the creature comforts you could ask for, including a kitchen, dining area and private hot tub. For those looking for more outdoor space, some rooms come equipped with a patio so you can enjoy the balmy Balinese climate. Relax within the manicured gardens or explore beyond the gates to the nearby beaches.
- Prices for Boutique Hotel Sensation, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Firefly is an eco-lodge thoughtfully designed with sustainable and up-cycled materials and set in the rice fields of Ubud, the heart of the arts and culture district of Bali. Each of the 15 accommodation rooms has been uniquely designed using local resources, and range from cozy couple cottages to entire bamboo houses.
Firefly Eco-Lodge has a strong focus on community and invites you to enjoy the large common living room overlooking the rice terraces as you get to know the other guests and share your holiday experiences. The attentive staff are also on hand to arrange local experiences so you can get a real feel for Ubud.
- Prices for Firefly Bali, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
If you’ve spent much time looking at Bali inspo photos, you’ve likely seen the Rumah Pohon Treehouse. This notorious Nusa Penida treehouse is one of the most popular places on the island to capture Insta-worthy photos. Located atop a tree, atop a cliff, Rumah Pohon Treehouse overlooks the Thousand Islands Viewpoints, boasting panoramic views of the coastline including Batupadasan and Batuabah islands.
The accommodation at Rumah Pohon Treehouse is very basic, encouraging you to get out of your comfort zone and experience nature. The room is equipped with a simple bed, electric fan and the best view in town.
- Prices for Rumah Pohon Treehouse, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Gravity Hotel Uluwatu is a stunning boutique accommodation located just a 5-minute drive from the top beaches and surf spots in Bali, Padang Padang, Uluwatu, Green Bowl, Bingin and Impossibles. It makes for the ideal hotel for beach bums and surfing enthusiasts who are looking for a little touch of luxury.
The property is divided into two distinct accommodations, The Gravity Boutique Hotel and The Gravity Suites. These cozy Indonesian decorated bungalows and private suites are specially designed to maximize comfort and to connect with nature. Private balconies and stunning open-air bathrooms will leave you relaxing in complete luxury.
- Prices for Gravity Hotel Uluwatu, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Zen Hideaway’s claim to fame is that it’s the birthplace of the original Bali Swing, the enormous palm tree swing boasting an incredible view of the jungle. This 150-year-old teak house has been thoughtfully redesigned with Japanese wabi-sabi aesthetic, and the open-air concept offers breathtaking views of the Ayung river valley, waterfall, rice fields and Mt. Agung as far as the eye can see.
This two-story residence comprises a huge open-air living & dining space, 1 master bedroom, a spare room that doubles as an office and a large kitchen perfect for entertaining. With housekeepers tending to the property 6 days a week, you won’t have to lift a finger, except perhaps to push the swing!
- Prices for Zen Hideaway, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
More than just an accommodation offering, Ekommunity Munduk is a a space for travellers looking for deeper experiences and connections. Here you’ll find comfortable tents elevated on wooden decks, healthy food, and a yoga deck by the river, all the ingredients needed to replenish body, mind, and spirit.
Start your day with yoga by the stream, followed by breakfast at The Botanist, Ekommunity’s bamboo restaurant nestled amongst the plantations. Here you can enjoy a multitude of vegan options, cold-pressed juices and fun sweet bites. If you’re wanting to stretch your legs further, Ekommunity is located just above the popular hike to Munduk Falls.
- Prices for Ekommunity Munduk, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
The Korowai is a beautiful, wooden Balinese accommodation, located atop a limestone cliff next to the famous Impossible Beach. Here you can enjoy a stunning 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean from your balcony, or walk down the cliff and over to Impossible Beach where you can catch some waves.
There are two room styles available, the Ocean View Suite and the Honeymoon Suite with a private plunge pool. Enjoy an alfresco living space as the doors open fully, merging the bedroom with the balcony so you can feel totally at peace with the stunning surroundings. The communal restaurant overlooks the sea where you can delight in delicacies, from smoothie bowls to burgers.
- Prices for The Korowai, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
Stone House Ubud is a serene boutique property comprised of four individually designed villas set against a backdrop of tropical lush jungles and vibrant green rice paddies. Located just north of Ubud’s centre, Stone House is the perfect place to relax, unplug, and explore the beautiful island of Bali.
Stone House offers a private luxury experience whilst maintaining the authentic Balinese culture, where guests have a unique opportunity to work with the dedicated staff to create unique experiences ensuring a memorable stay. Whether that be organizing private ‘at-home’ massages, day-trip excursions, or delicious dining experiences, Stone House Ubud has it all.
- Prices for Stone House Ubud, one of the most unique places to stay in Bali, start at US $279++ per night.
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